Critical Race Training in Education

Emory University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
201 Dowman Dr
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Phone
(404) 727-6123
Email address
admission@emory.edu
School Information
"Emory University, a top-ranked private institution recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the world's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid Hills neighborhood." Emory University is a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia. Emory University has nine academic divisions: Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Oxford College, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Rollins School of Public Health, and the Candler School of Theology. The university enrolls over 15,000 students. (Source: https://www.emory.edu/home/about/index.html) (Source: https://www.emory.edu/home/about/factsfigures/index.html)
General Information
At the university-level, Emory University has announced that it will be hosting a conference on the legacy of slavery at various universities, as well as considering the honorific naming of buildings. Furthermore, the College of Arts and Sciences announced that it will be rolling out a “Race and Ethnicity” general education requirement, in the fall of 2021, although the content and the scope of the requirement has not yet been made clear. See developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    The College of Arts and Sciences will be rolling out a “Race and Ethnicity” general education requirement, in the fall of 2021.

  • Program and Research Funding

    The University will be hosting a conference on the legacy of slavery at Emory and other colleges/universities in Fall 2021.

  • Symbolic Actions

    Honorific names on campus will be re-evaluated.

  • Symbolic Actions

    University is hiring another diversity and inclusion officer, despite an $84 million COVID-19 deficit.

  • Resources

    The Candler School of Theology is sponsoring courses including "explorations of prayer and spiritual practices involving art, confronting hurtful legacies in the rebuilding of conflicted societies, and antiracism with youth."

  • Resources

    The Woodruff Library created a guide titled "Anti-Racism in Development Practice", which includes Kendi's "Anti-Racism Reading List".

Last updated June 9th, 2021